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Stories from Saturday, April 16, 2011

Mark Eggimann (04/16/11)
Mark A. Eggimann, 50, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away Monday, April 11, 2011. He was born Dec. 19, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Delmar L. and Elsie M. Ulrich Eggimann. Mark graduated from Jackson High School in 1979. He worked at Autos Unlimited in Jackson before moving to Colorado in 1980. He owned and operated Eggimann Auto and Towing Co. in Pueblo and Howard, Colo. He loved his motorcycle rides and was a fan of NASCAR. Mark also enjoyed helping youths and others in need...
Vernon Vetter (04/16/11)
BENTON, Mo. -- Vernon L. Vetter, 76, of Benton died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Commerce, Mo., son of George and Alvina Compas Vetter. He and Janet Dirnberger were married Oct. 11, 1958, at New Hamburg, Mo...
Ruth Hohler (04/16/11)
Ruth Ann Hohler, 99, of LaGrange Park, Ill., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community in LaGrange. She was the daughter of Anthony and Elizabeth Hohler of Cape Girardeau. Ruth Ann was a member of State and National Educators Associations. She was a 50-year member of Iota Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (Key Women Educators)...
Frederick Stortz (04/16/11)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Frederick W. "Sonny" Stortz Jr., 73, of Perryville died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A Catholic wake will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday...
Robert Craft (04/16/11)
Robert G. "Cowboy" Craft, 81, of Jackson died Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Life Care Centers in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 15, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, to Seth and Mary Eaker Craft. Craft retired from General Motors in 1988 after 22 years of employment. He was a very active outdoorsman, enjoying horseback riding and was a racing enthusiast. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church at Pocahontas and the Old Timers Riding Club...
Out of the past 4/16/11 (04/16/11)
For only the third time in its 72-year history, Cape Girardeau's oldest existing automobile dealership has changed hands; Ford Groves has been sold to two St. Louis automobile dealers, William J. Schicker and D. Charles Lesseg; the pair bought the firm from L. Edgar Massey, who purchased it from the late Frederic A. Groves in 1977...
April is Adopt-a-Greyhound Month (04/16/11)
Thousands of Greyhounds In Need of Permanent Homes Due to the Economy, Recent Track Closings Cape Girardeau, MO -- What better month than National Adopt-a-Greyhound month to welcome a beautiful, graceful, and gentle companion into your home. A total of 10 Greyhound racing tracks have closed across the country since the end of 2008, and 25 have closed since 2000. ...
Citizens of Missouri (04/16/11)
Citizens Of Missouri Citizens of Missouri I need your help. I'm writing a report about your state and I need some information please. We're taking information from books but it's not enough for your awesome big state. You're the best state in the world and I want to learn every little detail about your awesome big state. ...
Two Cape Public Schools Administrators honored (04/16/11)
Cape Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jim Welker was recognized for outstanding performance as a new superintendent by the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) during the 51st Annual Recognition Banquet at the Show Me Center Thursday night. ...
Scott City Fire Victims Family Tells Story (04/16/11)
On February 22, 2011, we lost three amazing people. I can't tell you everyone's perspective on that night, but I can tell you mine: The night we lost our family members was a true awakening to us that every moment is precious. I can really only tell you my perspective of it and somewhat filter in everyone else's. ...
Tornadic Clouds (04/16/11)
I took these shots in Jackson looking south while the tornado sirens were going off!!
Mean Ugly Clouds (04/16/11)
Another shot I took looking south from Jackson while the sirens were going off!
Tornado clouds (04/16/11)
I took this pic looking south from Jackson while the tornado sirens were going off!!
Tornadic Clouds (04/16/11)
Took this pic looking south from Jackson while tornado sirens were going off!
Maggie (04/16/11)
Maggie is our two year old half chi/terr dog we adopted a month ago from the Southeast Humane society. She's so sweet and cute!
Hail at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (04/16/11)
This photo was taken nearly 30 minutes after hail storm swept through the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. Several vehicles and aircraft were damaged.
Friday's Thunderstorm (04/16/11)
Golf ball size hail
April 2011

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